The introduction of smoke-free legislation in England was associated with over 11,000 fewer admissions to hospital a year from respiratory infections in children, according to a new study.
People who smoke cannabis as little as once a week are more likely to suffer respiratory symptoms such as morning cough, bringing up phlegm, and wheezing, according to University of Otago research.
Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have succeeded in testing the effectiveness of new approaches for treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on ex vivo 3D human lung tissue cultures (3D-LTCs). The results ...
The number of people living with cystic fibrosis into adulthood is expected to increase dramatically by 2025, prompting calls for the development of adult cystic fibrosis services to meet the demand.
The indoor air quality in nursing homes has a serious effect on the lung health of elderly residents, according to the findings of a new study.
New research suggests that toddlers who share a bed with their parents might have an increased risk of asthma in later childhood.
People with airway diseases, including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), have a higher incidence of inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to the findings ...
Canadians with cystic fibrosis are living almost 20 years longer than they did two decades ago, according to a research paper published today.
Something as simple as a walk can help people diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), research has shown.
People hospitalised with COPD or pneumonia are more likely to die during a weekend stay in hospital, according to a new study.
A group of drugs commonly prescribed for insomnia, anxiety and breathing issues "significantly increase the risk" that older people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, need to visit a doctor or Emergency ...
Sleep apnoea has been linked with elevated blood sugar levels, suggesting people with the condition could be at an increased risk of cardiovascular illness and mortality.
New guidelines for severe asthma provide an updated definition of the disease and a new plan to tack
A new guideline has provided an updated definition of severe asthma along with new recommendations for treating the condition.
Women with asthma could take longer to conceive, according to new research.
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that pregnant women who smoke as well as having asthma are greatly increasing the risk of complications for themselves and their ...